Abraham Lincoln Quotes

242 Abraham Lincoln quotes:

"[That was the speech -- delivered under a banner reading] Mission Accomplished ... Major combat operations in Iraq have ended."
"I am for the people of the whole nation doing just as they please in all matter which concern the whole nation; for those of each part doing just as they choose in all matters which concern no other part; and for each individual doing just as he chooses in all matters which concern nobody else."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how -- the very best I can. And I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"A lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade"
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If I care to listen to every criticism, let alone act on them, then this shop may as well be closed for all other businesses. I have learned to do my best, and if the end result is good then I do not care for any criticism, but if the end result is not good, then even the praise of ten angels would not make the difference."
"Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40."
"Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way."
"If you do not like him, let him alone. If God gave him little, that little let him enjoy."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"There are few things wholly evil or wholly good. Almost everything, especially of government policy, is an inseparable compound of the two, so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded."
"It's a party of hope for America. Lincoln gave Americans hope through equal opportunities for all."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Seriously, I do not think I fit for the presidency."
"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent."
"In law it is good policy never to plead what you need not, lest you oblige yourself to prove what you cannot"
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift. -"
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Worry Quotes
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: American President Quotes Pets Quotes
"Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"I could as easily bail out the Potomac River with a teaspoon as attend to all the details of the army"
"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"

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